6 books that inspired Tokyo Today host Perdita Felicien.

Jul 26, 2021

In 2018, Felicien shared six books that fuelled her love of literature. See what she picked below!

Alice Walker is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Color Purple. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

“Is it cheating if I fell in love with the movie first? Hopefully not, because by the time I read Walker’s book in high school, I loved the story even more. This was the first time I read a book and hated and loved some of the characters on the page with passion.

E.B. White is the author of Charlotte’s Web. (Wikimedia Commons/HarperCollins)

“I was in elementary school when I read this book. E.B. White got me deeply invested in this friendship between a spider and a pig. But what does he do? He kills one of them off. Like, dude? It was devastation to my itty bitty heart. (I cry silently inside even thinking about it today.)

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